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Nokia Lumia 530 Device maintenance Soft reset (forced reboot)

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Nokia Lumia 530 - Device maintenance - Soft reset (forced reboot) - Step 1
  • If your Nokia Lumia 530 doesn’t appear to be working completely as it should, you can solve this in many cases by turning your device off and then on again, or giving it a so-called ‘soft reset’.
  • With a soft reset, the operating system is rebooted and all services reloaded.
  • If you use this method of resetting, all your personal data, files and apps on the device will remain unchanged.
  • Choose Next for step-by-step instructions.
Nokia Lumia 530 - Device maintenance - Soft reset (forced reboot) - Step 2
  • To reboot the Nokia Lumia 530, press and hold the power button on the side of the Nokia Lumia 530.
Nokia Lumia 530 - Device maintenance - Soft reset (forced reboot) - Step 3
  • The Nokia Lumia 530 will automatically reboot.
Nokia Lumia 530 - Device maintenance - Soft reset (forced reboot) - Step 4
  • If this screen appears, enter the pincode.
  • If this screen does not appear, skip the next step.
Nokia Lumia 530 - Device maintenance - Soft reset (forced reboot) - Step 5
  • Choose enter.
Nokia Lumia 530 - Device maintenance - Soft reset (forced reboot) - Step 6
  • The Nokia Lumia 530 has been rebooted.
Nokia Lumia 530 - Device maintenance - Soft reset (forced reboot) - Step 7
  • If the problem persists, try using a so-called ‘hard reset’ to solve the problem.
  • With a hard reset, the device is reset to the factory settings.
  • Note: In contrast to a soft reset, with the hard reset all your personal data, files and apps on the device will be lost.
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